Now, British jazz prodigy/YouTube sensation Jacob Collier returns to MIT for a two-week residency and an extravagant musical blowout, timed to coincide with the release of his new album, “Djesse, Vol. 1.”
In the Media
In a stuffy studio at MIT’s Media Lab, Jacob Collier and Ben Bloomberg are squeezed in front of a small desk flanked by big speakers.
From large-scale works for the opera house and concert hall to intimate violin solos, MIT Institute Professor John Harbison has created an abundant catalogue of music that engages in an extraordinary dialogue between past and present.
Humorist Jonny Sun, a PhD candidate at MIT and a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, has had a very busy year.
The MIT List Center is paying homage to a man whose name you might not know, but whose multimedia work probably influences a lot of the culture you love.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced a lead gift from a longtime supporter for a new state-of-the-art music building.
Mixed reality, artificial intelligence and other innovations are rapidly shifting the landscape of media and society.
Visit Cambridge’s MIT Museum to learn how one of the university’s earliest graduates affected the boatbuilding industry and created six America’s Cup winners, among other innovative vessels.
At the world premiere of Tod Machover’s Schoenberg in Hollywood, one could glimpse great hope even as the namesake composer’s life intersected with some of the most traumatic and violent human atrocities of the 20th century.
They Come to Us Without a Word, the multimedia installation created by Joan Jonas for the U.S. Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale, will get its American premiere with a three-month run at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & … Continued
From Robots To Schoenberg: MIT Opera Of The Future Composer Tod Machover Evolves Tradition With Tech
It’s been a long journey from Machover’s expansive imagination to the stage.
The Twitter celebrity’s Laughing Room features a laugh track powered by artificial intelligence.
First, he wrote a book with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Next, an art exhibit in Cambridge that will tell you if you’re funny
Between moonlighting as a Twitter comedian, collaborating with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on a new book, and making appearances on late-night television, Jonny Sun somehow found time to create an interactive art installation that’s debuting in Cambridge this month.
At the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Tomas Saraceno installs his spectacular and poetic work woven by spiders.
What becomes a legend most?
Smelling A.I.: Anicka Yi On the Future of Olfaction, Death, and How Science Can Benefit From Working With Artists
Describing any of Anicka Yi’s unorthodox works as being “multimedia” would be an accurate, though a severely understated characterization.
This time, Machover examines the flight of groundbreaking modernist composer Arnold Schoenberg from Nazi Germany to L.A. (via Brookline, as it happens), and the challenges the notoriously tenacious artist faced when he got there.
Tony Conrad pickled film in canning jars. He made musical instruments out of bathroom plungers and golf club sleeves.
He spent decades deconstructing the ways that scientists claim their authority. Can his ideas help them regain that authority today?
The Twitter humorist turned author-illustrator has a book—co-created by Lin-Manuel Miranda—that might just convince you not to delete those social media accounts.
“Oh, no! They swept her away!” exclaimed Tomás Saraceno, his eyes wide as he looked through a doorway at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
“La idea es actuar juntos en un sistema en devenir, siempre contingente y en permanente evolución, siguiendo various ritmos y trayectorias, para obtener un conjunto del universo”, explicó ayer en la vista guiada para la prensa internacional, junto con la … Continued
A tribute to science (that kids can run inside of) looms near MIT.
A star of M.I.T.’s Media Lab working in “material ecology,” she has intrigued Björk, Brad Pitt and the Cooper Hewitt.
The student-run festival will bring together art professionals, engineers, and entrepreneurs.